Any genealogy of the idioms of pre-digital photography needs to acknowledge characteristics of Saul Leiter’s work that went entirely un-noted at the time. He took shots from quirky vantage points, like misty or half-curtained windows, captured glimpses of pedestrians in motion and played with street shadows like an auteur of film noir. His blurred and grainy scenes verge on the...
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